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Continental meet calls for commitment to integration

A meeting of Senior Policy Makers, private sector, international organizations, academia and civil society, from around the continent agrees to push for the harmonisaed governance systems in Africa. Hosted by Bank of Uganda and the the African Economic Research Consortium in Kampala, the 2-day meeting centred on the theme: Rethinking

Former Safaricom boss: Telecoms shall take over financial sector

Banking institutions are warned that they are likely to lose more of their customers to mobile money services due to overcharging and intense bureaucracy in the banking sector. Michael Joseph the founder of Kenyan telephony, Safaricom notes that banks have not recognized the need to operate at relative low interests

The cost of accidents in Uganda stands at 4.4 trillion

A new UN report says that the cost of road accidents in Uganda is now estimated at 4.4 trillion shillings which represents about 5% of Uganda’s gross domestic product.

Justice Mukiibi, Elubu & Okalany to try Jamil Mukulu

A Panel instituted to try Rebel Leader of the Allied Democratic Forces Jamil Mukulu, has been named.

UN contributes six million dollars to Ugandan refugees

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund is contributing 6 million dollars through its Rapid Response window, to the United Nations System in Uganda to respond to the influx of refugees fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo